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Resolution Problem with 2 Optiquest Q19WBs and 1 GeForce 8600GT

I have 2 Optiquest Q19wb (Analog/VGA) LCD Monitors, running off of 1 XFX GeForce 8600GT Graphics Card (1 @ VGA Out, 1 @ DVI Out (w/adapter)), running on a GigaByte Motherboard.

I have been in contact with my MB, Graphics and Display Manufacturers, regarding 'Drivers', et al, and there has been alot of head scratching, but no resolution to my problem.

Whether I have EITHER of each Monitor hooked to either Output on the Card (1 at a time), or BOTH hooked to EITHER Output at the same time (2 at a time), if I go above 800x600 res on either Monitor, that Monitors Image moves DOWN & RIGHT, rather severly, and using the On-Screen Adjustment, does NOT help.

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    Whassupwidat Dec 18, 2008

    I have Tried BOTH Monitors on another System I've got (Only 1 VGA Analog Out), AND Both Monitors on a friends System...



    I KNOW, that it's NOT the Card, since I have another 8600GT, and BOTH Cards, work in adjacent Systems.



    I'd HATE to think, that the Motherboard is causing, but, if so, I'll try an SLI Motherboard, with both of my GT's. BUT to fork over coin, on the chance and then STILL have the Problem, would ****, Big Time...

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, what motherboard pls? And has it been flashed to the latest BIOS?



Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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You could connect both monitors at a time but after installing the card drivers. the driver installation will enable you to achieve high resolution as well.

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Possibly a problem with the monitors, have you tried other monitors with this? other than that a fault in the card or windows video positions are messed up, try adjusting the nvidia .. screen position.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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